[Msa-discuss] modernist poetry

Robert Scholes Robert_Scholes at brown.edu
Sun Mar 9 19:23:59 EDT 2008


As near as I can tell, only a selection from the archive is available 
to everyone.

Bob Scholes

At 04:33 PM 3/9/2008, Ron Silliman wrote:
>All of the Nation, going back to the 1860s, is online & available at 
>the magazine's website,
>
>Ron Silliman
>
>
>--- On Sun, 3/9/08, Drouin, Jeffrey <JDrouin at gc.cuny.edu> wrote:
>
> > From: Drouin, Jeffrey <JDrouin at gc.cuny.edu>
> > Subject: RE: [Msa-discuss] modernist poetry
> > To: "Robert Scholes" <Robert_Scholes at brown.edu>, 
> msa-discuss at jhupress.jhu.edu
> > Date: Sunday, March 9, 2008, 5:18 PM
> > Dear Professor Scholes and Colleagues,
> >
> > Many thanks for the digital edition of Poetry. These
> > digitized periodicals are making my dissertation life much,
> > much easier. Are there any plans to digitize The Egoist and
> > The Little Review?
> >
> > Also, does anyone know of digital editions of inter-war
> > periodicals like The Criterion, The Dial, The Listener, The
> > Nation and Athenaeum, etc.?
> >
> > Since you ask about scholarship and pedagogy, this Summer
> > I'll be teaching a graduate course on modernism and
> > material culture for which the MJP will be a prime
> > resource. As of now, I'm planning to do some
> > foundational readings and then have students each pick a
> > work and some issue surrounding it, which they'll
> > investigate in its original material context. The idea
> > would be for students to compile their research on a wiki
> > or Drupal website, learning some descriptive bibliography
> > and textual criticism along the way, and then turn it into
> > a resource. It should also provide an opportunity to
> > discuss differences between material originality and
> > digital culture. I'm wondering how other people have
> > taught periodicals or material modernism.
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > Jeff Drouin
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: msa-discuss-bounces at jhupress.jhu.edu on behalf of
> > Robert Scholes
> > Sent: Sun 3/9/2008 5:19 PM
> > To: msa-discuss at jhupress.jhu.edu
> > Subject: [Msa-discuss] modernist poetry
> >
> > Colleagues--I am pleased to announce to you that a digital
> > edition of
> > Poetry: A Magazine of Verse from 1912 to 1922 is in the
> > process of
> > appearing on the Modernist Journals Project web site.
> > Additional
> > volumes will be added over the coming months, and missing
> > issues will
> > fill any gaps in the volumes presently available.  Working
> > on this
> > edition I have been impressed over and over again by the
> > vitality of
> > the magazine--not only the stunning array of modern poets
> > who
> > appeared in its pages, but the intensity and lucidity of
> > the critical
> > debates over the proper form and content of modern poetry.
> > As Dryden
> > once wrote of Chaucer, "here is God's
> > plenty"--but in this case,
> > Harriet Monroe was the supplier of the plenty.  She
> > deserves more
> > recognition as a major shaper of modernism.
> >
> > This digital edition is based mainly on copies of the
> > original
> > issues, with covers and advertising intact, supplied by the
> >
> > University of Chicago Library, supplemented in some cases
> > by copies
> > from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and Tulsa
> > University's
> > McFarlin Library and by the MJP itself.  We are very
> > grateful to
> > Chicago and the other libraries for their support of this
> > project.
> >
> > I urge you to explore this new resource, and to think of
> > ways to use
> > it in your study and teaching of modern culture and
> > literature.
> >
> >
> > Respectfully,
> > Bob Scholes
> >
> > Robert Scholes
> > Professor of Modern Culture and Media (Research)
> > Director Modernist Journals Project
> > Brown University
> > RS
> > <http://www.brown.edu/Departments/MCM/people/scholes/default.html>
> > MJP
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Robert Scholes
Professor of Modern Culture and Media (Research)
Director Modernist Journals Project
Brown University
RS <http://www.brown.edu/Departments/MCM/people/scholes/default.html>
MJP <http://www.modjourn.org> 



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